ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (October 8, 2018) – To assist those with special needs during an emergency or disaster situation, Alexander County Emergency Services has established a Special Needs Registry.
If you or a family member has any of the following conditions, please add your information to the registry: hearing impaired, visually impaired, speech impaired, memory impaired, mentally impaired, special behavioral concerns, bedridden, use wheelchair, use walker, use cane, requires 24-hour caregiver, bariatric needs, ongoing contagious condition, allergies, seizures, special dietary needs, DNR (do not resuscitate), living will, special dietary needs, IV medication, injections, refrigeration for medication, insulin dependent, wound care, incontinence, ostomy care, suction, G-tube, N-G tube, dialysis, sleep apnea machine, pacemaker, defibrillator, portable oxygen tank, oxygen generator, or other special needs.
Those with special needs are also encouraged to prepare an emergency kit, complete with medical supplies.
To register, complete the registration online at www.alexandercountync.gov/specialneeds. If you need assistance filling out the application, contact Alexander County Emergency Services at 828-632-9336.